Harsha Vardhana

Born 1958 is the son of the late master abstractionist, J. Swaminathan. A bio-scientist by training, Harsha did masters in Bioscience from the Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, with a combination, diploma in Business Management. He held a senior management position with a pharmaceutical firm until art inevitably caught up with him and since then there has been no looking back. Harsha a self taught artist whose work is characterized by a lyrical and delicate abstraction has received worldwide critical acclaim. He has participated in the Biennial at Bharat Bhavan Bhopal besides several solos throughout India and in many countries overseas including Germany and California. He has also exhibited in many international group shows including Post Modern Indian Art at USA, First Biennale of Contemporary Art Romania amongst many others. His works are held in important public and private collections the world over. S. Harsha Vardhana lives and works in Delhi.